|coffeehouse_tch_130_Doug_Gansler - Mark Cohen|
DOUG GANSLERâS SOPHOMORE SEASON AS MARYLAND ATTORNEY GENERAL. Since becoming Maryland Attorney General in January 2007, Doug Gansler has been called upon to address same-sex marriage (for it), the rights of day laborers (the First Amendment applies), gang activity (tougher laws needed), alco-pops (itâs not beer), air pollutants (inking a record settlement curbing sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and soot) and the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay (banning phosphates in dishwater detergent)...
Keywords: prosecution; environment; gangs; Obama
|coffeehouse_tch_142 - Mark Cohen|
This month on THE COFFEE HOUSE: EINSTEIN 3: THE RETURN OF BIG BROTHER It's called "Einstein 3" but critics contend it should be called "Orwell 2" instead. It is a pilot program, soon to be rolled out, intended to secure government computer networks against intrusion and hacking. But unlike its predecessors Einstein 1 & 2, that scanned for malicious code by studying network traffic patterns, Jesselyn Radack, Homeland Security director at the Government Accountability Project, notes that Einstein ...
Keywords: surveillance; secrecy; justice; prosecution; Blues; tuition; poetry
|coffeehouse_OBB_140 - Mark Cohen|
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOURâ¦ TORTURE IS AGAINST THE LAWâ¦ IF ONE ADMINISTRATIONâS OFFICIALS NEVERTHELESS AUTHORIZE THE USE OF TORTUREâ¦ SHOULD THEY BE PROSECUTED THEIR SUCCESSORS ? WE ASK CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND NATIONAL SECURITY EXPERT PROF. STEPHEN VLADECKâ¦ PRIVATE SECTOR UNION MEMBERSHIP IN THE US HAS DIPPED BELOW 10% OF THE WORKFORCEâ¦ EMPLOYERS SAY THATâS BECAUSE WORKERS REJECT UNIONS...
Keywords: torture; prosecution; maryland; legislature; EFCA; unions; blues; poetry; photography